Sometimes the little things we forget can make the biggest difference!

I have a lot going on in my life right now.

I work full time with my online business. I volunteer full time with the horse rescue. I have people and animals that rely on me to take care of them.

Because of all this, taking care of myself doesn’t happen often. I just don’t have time to slow down.

Earlier in the week, my health forced me yet again to step back and take a breather.

I was getting super dizzy. It was making me feel sick. I felt weak. I just felt overall not good.

So I took my self over to my chiropractor to see what he could do to help.

Right now it’s the middle of summer in Tennessee. It’s hot! I drink a good amount of water everyday.

What I found out was….

You need more than just water when you work outside and it’s hot. You need to replenish the electrolytes that you are losing when you sweat.

I was told that my electrolyte imbalance, and a slight case of vertigo, were the cause of me feeling ill.

When you look at a bottle of Gatorade or Powerade,  there is A LOT of sugar!

All that sugar is not really good for you either.

Luckily for me, I have access to these amazing electrolyte powder packs!

You can find a $10 coupon on the side bar to get your pack of revitalize.

Only 15 calories and no added sugar. Plus it tastes like strawberry! I love this stuff.

Going to be drinking this from now on to keep me going in this hot summer heat.

I’ll let you know how it goes 🙂

 

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Having someone taking a health journey with you is more fun than going alone

Omg you guys…

So both my husband and I were struggling with health problems last year.

My struggle was with an auto-immune disease, his was with his weight and heart.

We tried seven different doctors and specialists, three different hospitals and none were able to give me long term relief.

After going out of state to find holistic specialists and people who specialized in herbal remedies, I was finally able to start healing.

After I started to heal, it was time to heal Joe next. He started taking some of the same products that were helping me.

Once we realized how much these products were changing our lives, we decided to share our story with others.

Our healthy journey has been getting better and better.

This has helped both my husband Joseph and I in so many ways.

I was out riding my horse yesterday working on some transitions between cantering and trotting. He was on target and moving so freely in the front. My strength and balance in the saddle are slowly getting back to where I was before I became sick.

When Joe got home I rode moose to the fence to see him. He was talking with his dad yesterday about how he’s doing, and I heard him talking about how much better he feels because his blood pressure is going down more to normal levels.

This past weekend he even spent a few hours outside mowing and cleaning up the yard.

Then today I sent him a text because almost all the swelling in my throat is gone and I am coughing up some gross stuff.

Everyday seems to get better and better.

Just like everything else, there are setbacks once in a while but our journey together has been nothing but amazing.

The top are my results and the bottom are Joe’s results. Whether you are a man or woman, we can help you.

If you are struggling with your weight loss or joint pain I would love to talk with you and see how I can help. Brookeoakes04@gmail.com.

You can shop the products here. 

 

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I’m loving that my joint pain isn’t hindering me as much anymore!

A peaceful ride outback and into the pond tonight!🌅

I’m still not back to the level of fitness that I had last year, but I’m definitely getting there!💕

I know that it will take time. I know that I will be able to get back to where I was again. I’m just super impatient! LOL.

I have always had a bad habit of overdoing things when it comes to what I try to cram into my day.😳

I want to walk the dogs, clean the house, clean the barn, and be able to work with the horses..oh and don’t forget I have to do this all around my full time work schedule!

When I first started getting back into my normal routine, I would feel very weak and worn out quickly. 😞

My legs would want to give out. My brain would say “Keep going! You missed being out here doing this!”🤯

On the bright side I now how my liquid collagen supplement that helps me recover quicker after working hard with moose.💕

It keeps my joint pain down without the harmful effects that some over the counter pain relievers have. It also takes away the muscle weakness.💫

 

There are so many not so great effects from many over the counter and prescription medicines.

I am working on trying to heal myself! I don’t want to harm myself more…

I’m so glad that I can be out doing the things I love again 💖

Don’t let your health struggles hold you back anymore. Send me a message and let’s chat🥂

You can even shop some of the amazing liquid collagen products that have helped reduce my joint pain here.

 

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I love that I have been able to help so many people!

🤩Guess who WON🏆

So I got this in my email!

It’s a FREE ticket to one of my company’s events🌟

🍇🍓The reason I got this is because of ALL the people who have trusted me to help them with their health goals🍒🍉

💖Thank you all💖

Without you this wouldn’t even be possible.

I have talked with so many people who were unsure that ANYTHING could help them.

I have talked with people who have stories like mine where hope feels almost lost.

BUT because they know I wanted to help, and because they know that I have been in the slumps too, they stepped out to see what I could do for THEM.💫

After struggling in previous companies and teams, I never imagined that I could have this much success in a network marketing company!🌅

The system is so simple that ANYONE can be successful with consistency.

I am so thankful for the changes that have happened in my life since I jumped in with both feet💖

I have been able to get my health problems under control so that I can enjoy life again. PLUS I have been able to build a business around my busy life and pay off those pesky health bills that built up last year.

If you’re curious as to how my team is so different from the rest…

If you are struggling with a health goal and are unsure of what to do next…

Send me a message and let’s chat! I would love to help you too 🥂

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My health journey just gets better and better!

This time last year I had poison oak so bad, I looked like a burn victim.

Mosquito bites would swell into huge globs with red lines coming from them. When my left arm turned purple they decided it was Lyme disease. Of course everyone had their own opinion about it.

My joints and legs hurt so bad, all I wanted to do was sleep. My throat was so swollen and felt like it was going to explode. Every doctor gave me antibiotics and steroid shots…but in the end, none of them could help me.

I was frustrated.
I was depressed.

At one point last year I wondered how much more I could take.

Thanks to a holistic nutritionist we started healing me from the inside out. Within a few weeks I could eat REAL food again.

I learned how better nutrition and certain supplements would heal the damage.

Liquid collagen is one of the best protectors and defenders of my body and immune system.

I could tell you so much about it, what it does and how it works, that it would bore you…and I don’t want to do that lol.🤣

What I will tell you is that I LOVE being able to do the things I am passionate about again. I love being able to hike and ride horses again after being broke down for so long.

Joint pain? Body pain? Fatigue? Stomach issues? Those are things of the past.

My future is what I want it to be now.

If you are struggling with any of these issues, feel free to comment below or send me a pm so we can talk!

You can also take a look here at some of the amazing products that have helped me so much!

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Getting rid of empty calories from your diet can help you lose a few pounds

What are empty calories?

These are calories that provide you no nutritional value. All you gain from eating these foods is fat and weight.

So if there are no vitamins, minerals, protein or fiber, those calories are not helping you in any way.

One large source of these empty calories is sugar. It comes in all types of flavors and in so many forms. Your body converts straight sugar into fat. Sugar also breaks down any vitamin B that may be in a product.

According to healthline.com:

Sugary drinks are the most fattening things you can put into your body.

This is because liquid sugar calories don’t get registered by the brain in the same way as calories from solid foods.

For this reason, when you drink soda, you end up eating more total calories.

Sugary drinks are strongly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and all sorts of health problems.

Keep in mind that fruit juices are almost as bad as soda in this regard. They contain just as much sugar, and the small amounts of antioxidants do NOT negate the harmful effects of the sugar.

Be mindful of what types of sugar you are consuming. Some sugar substitutes are just as harmful.

Many people crave sugar throughout the day, especially just before lunch or just before dinner.

Try drinking water or having a protein based snack instead. Over time the sugar cravings will lessen as your body detoxes it out of your system.

You can speed up the detox process through using a detox. Modere has a gentle three day detox called activate that targets bacteria and parasites that also cause sugar cravings.

A detox is great to jump start your system by removing out the build up that is preventing you from absorbing nutrients and causing you to have hunger cravings.

You can shop the detox here.

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Supplements can help your horse

There are so many supplements on the market for your horse.

Finding the right one can take some research.

There are supplements that target specific conditions and supplements that help with a broader range of conditions.

One is liquid collagen.

According to Theequinereport.com

Collagen is a protein that forms the structural framework for all connective tissues in the body, including bone and cartilage. Hydrolyzed collagen is collagen that has been purified and also broken down into smaller protein units for easier digestion and absorption. It has naturally occurring amounts of glucosamine, chondroitin, and hyaluronic acid, but the benefit is believed to come from the connective tissue-specific protein and amino acids.

Collagen hydrolysates have been used to promote wound and ulcer healing, and most recently, as a treatment for arthritis.

Louisiana state university’s equine health studies program has conducted studies and found that horses with ulcers benefit greatly from liquid collagen!

Here’s to your horses health!

To get biocell liquid collagen for your horse Click here.

This is one of my favorite herbal remedies!

Taking a holistic approach has several benefits over traditional medicine.

I’m not a medical professional, but I have been learning some amazing information from the holistic practitioners that I see for some of my own health concerns.

Many of the modern medicines have side effects that can be detrimental to you health. They may help with one problem, but then cause another.

Because of the antibiotic pills and shots that I was receiving for so many months, my immune system was not functioning properly. This led to my immune system not reacting the way it should.

Proper nutrition and certain herbs can help your body fill in the building blocks that it may be missing to get the job done when it comes to fighting infection, repairing cellular damage, or even improving your ability to absorb the nutrition that you need.

This is one of my favorite herbal remedies when I get a cough, swollen lymph nodes, or even a sore throat.

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Another herbal remedy that I love is the Antioxidant support. This contains a combination of Vitamins A, C and E. It also has turmeric root extract, grape seed extract, ginko leaf extract and maritime bark extract.

These herbs help to improve circulation, reduce inflammation, and support your immune system.

I call it my defense team. Before I started using this my hands were always cold, and I had a constant cough and itchy eyes during allergy season. Since using this, these problems do not affect me any more. LOVE!

To shop this product and other supplements that can help your immune system, click here.

Sugar is a silent killer

We all love it!

It’s sweet, it makes other food taste good, and our taste buds crave it.

Did you know that even if you are thin, sugar is still harming you??!!

Sugar and alcohol have similar toxic liver effects on the body
A 2012 paper in the journal Nature, brought forth the idea that limitations and warnings should be placed on sugar similar to warnings we see on alcohol. The authors showed evidence that fructose and glucose in excess can have a toxic effect on the liver as the metabolism of ethanol — the alcohol contained in alcoholic beverages had similarities to the metabolic pathways that fructose took. Further, sugar increased the risk for several of the same chronic conditions that alcohol was responsible for. Finally, if you think that your slim stature keeps you immune from fructose causing liver damage, think again. A 2013 study found that liver damage could occur even without excess calories or weight gain.

It may taste soooo good, but it’s not helping you achieve your health goals.

Kick the sugar habit and reach for water or even blend your own fruit juices for a tasty treat!

Water is the fountain of youth!

Are you tired of hearing that you need to drink more water?

If you are someone who does not like the taste of it, think it’s too boring, or just prefers that bubbly beverage called soda…you are not alone!

Many people feel this same way. I’m not going to lecture you today about why other drinks can be bad for your health, but I want you to consider some of the many benefits that water provides.

When you search on google for the benefits of water, here is some of what you will find.

6 Science-Based Health Benefits of Drinking Enough Water
  • Water Helps to Maximize Physical Performance. …
  • Hydration Has a Major Effect on Energy Levels and Brain Function. …
  • Drinking Water May Help to Prevent and Treat Headaches. …
  • Drinking More Water May Help Relieve Constipation. …
  • Drinking Water May Help Treat Kidney Stones. …
  • Drinking Water reduces bloating…

WOW!

This makes so much sense though because your body is made of as much as 73% water. So when you let yourself become dehydrated, it’s not able to function properly.

Your skin relies on water to stay healthy and youthful looking as well!

I was reading an interesting article in Woman’s World, and I wanted to share with you one of the benefits that was talked about.

It discussed how sugar and high-fructose corn syrup in soda, as well as the phosphoric acid found in some drinks, block the growth of the collagen that keeps your skin firm. They wear away skin-tightening elastin. Just by trading out your other drinks for water, you skin will be able to start healing and firming up.

As we age, our bodies don’t produce as much collagen as they used to. Feeding your body the proper nutrition can help you look and feel younger.

You can also check out one of our amazing collagen products here!